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A deep 800-micron continuum observation of the active galaxy Mkn1183

Hughes, D. I., Robson, E. I. and Gear, Walter Kieran 1989. A deep 800-micron continuum observation of the active galaxy Mkn1183. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 241 , 55P-59P.

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Abstract

A highly sensitive submillimeter continuum observation of Mkn1183 is presented. The 800-micron detection requires thermal processes to be dominant in the FIR and submillimeter region. Dust emission at a temperature of 41 K, with a spectral emissivity proportional to frequency squared, provides an excellent fit to the data from 60-1300 microns. The form of the energy distribution and similarity of a number of physical parameters suggest that Mkn1183 is an efficient nuclear starburst galaxy, similar to M82.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: Active Galaxies, Far Infrared Radiation, Infrared Sources (astronomy), Markarian Galaxies, Starburst Galaxies, Submillimeter Waves, Energy Distribution, Infrared Astronomy Satellite, Seyfert Galaxies, Spiral Galaxies
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN: 0035-8711
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:17
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/36079

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